August 5, 1940 - May 14, 2022
Madeline Polemeni-Barbini, age 81 of Toms River, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born Monday, August 5, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York, Madeline was one of 5 daughters born to Filippo and Filomena Iannelli. Madeline was raised in Brooklyn, where she would meet and marry her husband Dominick Polemeni. The couple moved to Staten Island in 1965 to raise their children. Madeline worked for 25 years with the New York City Board of Education as a school administrator in district 31. After 30 years of a loving marriage, Dominick passed away in 1989. In time Madeline met Edward Barbini, and the couple married and remained together for 25 years until Edward's passing in June 2016. Madeline loved the beach. She loved singing and dancing to music. She loved Johnny Matthis. She also enjoyed an occasional game of bocce ball. She was a devout Catholic and a member of the St. Mary of the Lake parish. Madeline was a member of the Italian Club in the Lake Ridge retirement community. She enjoyed her cocktails, especially when they included vodka, and going to the casino, as long as it wasn't her money she was losing. Madeline was predeceased by her husband Dominick and her husband Edward, and by her sister Anne Ferrantino. Madeline is survived by her loving children, Frank and Laura Polemeni, Philip Polemeni, Roseann and Michael Panebianco, by her loving stepchildren Edward and Jane Barbini, and Andrea Santiamo. By her caring sisters, Jenny Amato, Marie Gomich, and Susan McKenna; and by her cherished grandchildren, Kenneth and wife Jennifer, Francesca, Kristin, Gabrielle, Gianna, Edward and wife Maggie, Allison, Joseph, and Marissa. In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation be made in Madeline's memory to the American Heart Association www.heart.org/donate The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, May 16, 2022, at Michael Hegarty & John Vincent Scalia Home For Funerals and Cremation Service, 3377 US Highway 9, Old Bridge, New Jersey. The funeral service will be at 10:30 AM on Tuesday at St. Ambrose Church located at 81 Throckmorton Lane Old Bridge, New Jersey 08857. Interment will be in Moravian Cemetery, Staten Island, NY.
Madeline Polemeni-Barbini, age 81 of Toms River, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born Monday, August 5, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York, Madeline was one of 5 daughters born... View Obituary & Service Information
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